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Civic heraldry of Ireland
Araltais in Éirinn
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County : Donegal
Argent on a base barry wavy of six vert and or a bridge of six arches proper thereon a stag courant also proper, in chief two crosses crosslet fitchée gules on a point in base of the last a crescent of the first. Motto : Parthas Éireann.
The arms were officially granted on April 1, 1989.
The stag and the crescent are derived from the badges of the most important historical clans in the area; the O'Dohery's and the McLaughlins respectively.
The bridge represents the Castle Bridge, a local landmark. The wavy yellow and green represents the landscape, fields and beaches. The crosses are derived from the arms of the County Donegal.
Literature : Image provided by Laurence Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org), background by Sean Mac Lochlainn (email@example.com)
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